Specialist data centre news for Europe, the Middle East & Africa
Trend Micro receives AWS Outposts Ready designation
rend Micro solutions are now fully and demonstrably capable of integrating with Outposts deployments.
HPE completes Silver Peak buyout & strengthens edge-to-cloud portfolio
Silver Peak will now begin a new life under HPE’s Aruba business.
neutrality.one selects datamena for EMEA & Asia PoP
Cloud networking company neutrality.one is pushing further into the Asia, Middle East, and Africa regions with a new point of presence (PoP) in datamena’s Dubai facility.
Lenovo DCG releases agility-focused HCI and cloud solutions
Lenovo is addressing the rise of remote work by delivering an open platform of HCI solutions in partnership with Nutanix, Microsoft and VMWare.
DoiT announces Google Cloud agreement to the value of $1.5bn
Under this agreement, DoiT will deliver cloud services, including the Anthos app modernisation platform, to its global customer base through its Cloud Management Platform, including cost optimisation, and governance.
Ericsson bolsters 5G portfolio with $1.1b Cradlepoint buyout
Ericsson will acquire Cradlepoint to create greater market share in the enterprise 5G space, boosting Ericsson’s existing 5G portfolio that includes IoT and enterprise network solutions.
Pure Storage acquires Portworx for $370m, extends Kubernetes services and support
Pure Storage has signed an agreement to acquire Portworx for approximately $370 million in cash, with the aim of extending Kubernetes and containers solutions and support. This deal represents Pure Storage’s largest acquisition to date.
Cambium Networks' "breakthrough" in 60 GHz fixed wireless broadband
The technology can deliver ‘fibre-like’ internet speeds at a lower cost and faster time to market than last-mile wired networks.
Rubrik extends AWS partnership with Outposts Ready designation
“Supporting AWS Outposts is a natural fit for Rubrik, as our customers innovate more with AWS. Our SI partners also play an essential role as we work together to help our customers succeed.”
Google commits to 24/7 carbon-free energy by 2030
Alphabet and Google CEO Sundar Pinchai says the world must act now if it has any hope avoiding the worst climate change effects.
Microsoft's underwater data center comes up for air
The data center housed 864 servers and cooling system infrastructure in a watertight steel tube that was approximately the size of a shipping container.
Veeam named Nutanix Go-To-Market Partner of the Year
Veeam collaborated with Nutanix to deliver availability for applications and data running on Nutanix Acropolis Hypervisor (AHV) with Veeam Backup for Nutanix AHV.
QNAP new rackmount NAS designed for hybrid cloud
The quad-core TS-x32PXU series rackmount NAS includes dual 10GbE SFP+ and dual 2.5GbE for hybrid cloud environments.
Uptime Institute certifies STT Global Data Centres Bangkok facility
The Uptime Institute has awarded the Tier III Certification of Design Documents to ST Telemedia (STT) Global Data Centres Thailand’s first hyperscale data center in Thailand.
Why PUE tells only part of the data center energy efficiency story
To build the full energy efficiency story it is also important to consider power network efficiency, writes ABB Motion global HVACR product marketing manager Maria Fedorovicheva.
HPE, Dell tops worldwide server market - IDC
"Investments in Asia/Pacific were also particularly strong, growing 31% year over year."
OVHcloud launches new hosted private cloud solution
OVHcloud has released its Hosted Private Cloud Premier offering, with a focus on providing competitive performance, security, isolation and location of data.
Modular data centres increasingly popular, Vertiv recognised as leader
Omdia’s research highlights that key benefits, such as the ability to scale with confidence, are driving significant growth in the adoption of PFM solutions in all geographies.
Nutanix enters partnership with Microsoft Azure
“With this partnership, Microsoft and Nutanix show our commitment to delivering a true, unified hybrid and multicloud environment."
Telecom equipment market returns to growth in 2Q20
According to research by Dell’Oro shows that the global market is finding its feet again with vendor ranking remaining stable.
Vertiv ranked as a leader for modular data centre market
Omdia research reveals that the global market for prefabricated modular data centres, from the edge to the core, increased by more than 65%.
NTT's data center projects buzzing in Hong Kong, India & the UK
“With Megaport’s strong portfolio of cloud service providers, the deployment of an additional PoP at our Tai Po Data Center is an important milestone."
VIDAR: A new technology that could be 'bigger than 5G'
I genuinely don’t think I’m exaggerating when I say this is simply the most exciting technology to ever come out of Australia… in fact, I’m starting to wonder if this could become as big as cloud.”
Lenovo Data Center Group expands HCI portfolio
According to the company, hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) plays a key part in the evolving hybrid cloud strategy and data center infrastructure needs.
Blue Wireless expands 5G portfolio into the Americas
Before today’s announcement, the company had previously only expanded in the Europe and Asia Pacific regions; now, Blue Wireless has added the United States, Canada and Mexico to the list of countries it serves, bringing the total to 61.
VMware adds cloud-native support to 5G telco cloud portfolio
The 5G-ready Telco Cloud Platform supports cloud-native technology and delivers applications and services across multi-cloud infrastructure.
Global DDoS attacks: What they are, how they work, and how to defend against them
Do not pay the ransom, and do make sure you've got strong DDoS protection, security firms warn.
5G Core revenues expected to hit $1b in 2020
5G core network revenues are pushing towards US$1 billion in revenue in 2020, propelled by strong investment and growth in 5G networks.
Cambium Networks extends Bridge-in-a-Box wireless solution portfolio
Cambium Networks has built on its Bridge-in-a-Box portfolio with the addition of two new products: The UHD and UHDPro.
Pure releases first enterprise-grade all-QLC array
Claims the second generation of FlashArray//C makes spinning disc and hybrid arrays obsolete with low cost and operational efficiency.